Red and Wood Grain Echizen Lacquerware Spoon
Enjoy eating with this hand coated Echizen Lacquerware spoon.
It is divided into a glossy red part and a naturally finished part with the grain of the wood, accented with black lines.
The smooth feel of real lacquer fits comfortably in the hand, and its light weight and ease of use make it easy to use for everyone from children to the elderly.
The 18.7cm(7.4in) size is suitable as a dinner spoon for soups and soupy foods.
Echizen lacquerware originated around the city of Sabae in Fukui Prefecture, in the northern part of Japan. Known for its subdued luster and elegant beauty with a history going back more than 1,500 years.
Echizen lacquerware has developed techniques for product diversification and mass production in response to changing lifestyles and market needs. Echizen lacquerware is easy to use, durable, and beautiful, and is loved not only by households but also by cooking professionals, accounting for more than 80% of all lacquerware for the food industry and commercial use in Japan.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 18.7cm(7.4in) x 3.7cm(1.5in)
- Material: Wood
- Coating: Lacquer
- Origin: Made in Japan - Echizen Lacquerware
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"Over 1500 years of tradition as the lacquer village"
Echizen lacquerware originated around the city of Sabae in Fukui Prefecture, in the northern part of Japan. Known for its subdued luster and elegant beauty with a history going back more than 1,500 years. It is produced by experienced artisans, each specializing in one step of the production process.Along with the changing lifestyles of Japanese people and market needs, Echizen lacquerware has developed diversified products and created technology for mass production. Echizen lacquerware is not only composed of the traditional kind, where wood is coated with natural "Urushi (lacquer)", but also of industrial lacquerware, which is produced using synthetic resins and paints.Today, Echizen ware represents more than 80% of the lacquerware for domestic food industry and business use. New styles of cutting-edge Echizen lacquerware continue to be released. This is a region that is not only home to centuries of tradition, but also reinventing itself through innovation.